Recommended Experience before applying for DNP Programs

  1. Here's my current experience:

    Graduated from NYU with BSN in 2015
    2+ years as Neuro ICU RN (+ experience as charge RN)
    Stroke Certification obtained

    Due to a recent back injury, I am transitioning to an RN job in a neurosurgery clinic. Will this new job make me less marketable for a DNP program in the future (since it requires less critical thinking, and for some can be seen as a step back from working in an ICU)? I'm interested in adult primary care.

    I am located in the Pacific Northwest and am interested in applying to University of Washington or Seattle U in late 2018 or 2019.

    Thanks!
    Last edit by nurse11219 on Sep 21
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